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Candice Cove - Ocean Front Paradise on Amelia Island, Florida

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 1,008 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Candice Cove is a beautiful 3 bedroom 3 bathroom bungalow ocean front home

Located in the heart of Amelia Island. Candice Cove vacation rental property is a dream location. Spectacular Oceanfront views, this newly renovated vacation home is a home away from home. It is the perfect place for a family getaway, celebration, honeymoon, anniversary, family reunion, corporate team event and small group retreat. Book and the enjoy the beautiful ocean, dolphins, pelicans, sea turtles, wales, breezes, peace and relaxation.

Candice Cove is one of the Historic homes on American Beach Oceanfront. American Beach is a historic HOA beach community located north of Jacksonville, Florida on Amelia Island in Nassau County. During the time of segregation and the Jim Crow era, African Americans were not allowed to swim at most of beaches in Jacksonville, and several black-only areas were created. American Beach was the largest and most popular, and was a community established by Abraham Lincoln Lewis, Florida’s first black millionaire and president of the Afro-American Life Insurance Company.

American Beach was founded in 1935 by Florida’s first black millionaire, Abraham Lincoln Lewis, and his Afro-American Life Insurance Company. The plan was for his employees to have a place to vacation and own homes for their families by the shore. Throughout the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, summers at American Beach were busy with families, churches and children. It was a place where African Americans could enjoy “Recreation and Relaxation Without Humiliation”. The beach included hotels, restaurants, and nightclubs as well as homes and other businesses.

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Anthony Hughes
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2018

About Anthony Hughes

Recently retired Sr. Enterprise Sales Executive from McKesson Corporation. I also served as a Registered Health Information Administrator and an Sales Executive in the Healthcare Industry for over 30 years in various rolls; implementing, educating, consulting and selling healthcare IT solutions to hospitals all over the country and internationally.

During my years of travel I've had the opportunity to meet many wonderful people and built many great relationships from various cultures.

My personal hobbies are entertaining family and friends, event planning, cooking, playing my trumpet, interior home design, life coaching, biking, traveling, personal style consulting and mentoring youth.

The thing I enjoy the most is bringing family and friends together and creating an environment that fosters love and bonding. I spent the past 2 years renovating this beautiful historic cottage and wanted it to be coastal, unique, unassuming, warm, peaceful and inviting.

We welcome you to book a stay with us and enjoy Candice Cove beautiful ocean views and the peaceful costal breezes..

Why Anthony Hughes chose World

Candice Cove is a newly renovated beautiful 3 bedroom vacation home located in the heart of Amelia Island and nestled in the Oceanfront Dunes of American Beach. Candice Cove dream beach front property is the perfect place for a family getaway, celebrations, honeymoon, retreat, anniversary, beach wedding/reception, family reunion and small corporate team meeting . Come enjoy American Beach peaceful HOA community with its historic homes, museum, tall sand dunes, wonderful ocean breezes and peaceful relaxation.

What makes this house unique

Candice Cove is a very unique Historic American Beach property with one of the most amazing ocean views just steps to the water. Our property has a main living area with 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Family Room and Fully Equipped Kitchen. Candice Cove is also equipped with Comcast Xfinity X1 cable, security and hi speed wifi throughout the home. There are flat screen TV's in every room, 55' Plasma TV in the family room and Bluetooth new speakers in the Family Room.

We have recently added a lower level beautiful entertainment area below the house equipped with lounge area, custom bench seating, large 15 seat custom bar with sink, 70' Sony Smart TV, Bluetooth Sound Bar, Kenmore Front Loader Washer/Dryer, Unisex Rest Room, Baby Changing Station, Microwave, Small Refrigerator and Commercial Tower Outdoor Heaters for lounging during chilly nights.

The lower level entertainment area and courtyard can be rented separately with for renters hosting parties and events 15 to 100 people additional fees and services will apply. All events and parties require prior approval from owner any violation of this policy is subject to immediate eviction from the property. All parties and events require a separate rental contract and must be executed with the Property Manager & Owner. We only allow one renter on the property through the duration of the rental agreement.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for extending your beautiful home to our family! The vacation accommodation are beyond perfection! Will see you next year!
Apr 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house around the World around the

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 1008 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • The house and property occupancy should not exceed contracted occupancy without prior approval from owner. Violators are subject to immediat eviction.
  • Absolutely no parties, events, showers and gatherings. All events require owners approval, separate contract and additional fees.
  • Absolutely no removal or taking deck, porch or patio furniture to the beach.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Hall Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
    Lower Level Bathroom - Toilet , Bidet , This is a unisex bathroom also baby changing station
    Front outdoor small shower - Shower Enclosure , Located on the front left side of house
    Courtyard Outdoor Hot & Cold Full Body Shower - Outdoor Shower , This shower is location in the courtyard area.
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Master Bedroom has single person shower
  • Soap and shampoo is provided in all bathrooms we suggest you still bring the soap and shampoo of your choice. Both main level bathrooms are equipped with a hair dryer and additional rolls of paper towels and toilet paper.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Guest Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Baby Crib located in the closet
    Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms have new furnishings and carpets. Each bedroom is equipped with ceiling fans, HD flat screen TV's and Xfinity 1 cable with voice remotes .
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
All events require prior approval from owner and separate event signed contract. All vents require additional fees and taxes. The daily rental fee for events/wedding/parties staring rate is $1200 plus tax per day. Anyone that violates this policy will be immediately evicted from the property and security deposit forfeited.


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Candice Cove - Ocean Front Paradise on Amelia Island, Florida
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 21 reviews

Tranquility ontop of Tranquility

  • 5 of 5

Lovely Cottage! Nicely furnished inside and out. Perfect location. And the back porches (upper and lower) along with the back yard area......... it doesn't get any better! Outdoor seating the shade or in the sun or around the bar....yes bar! There is even an outside TV so all you guys needing your football...LOL And we had the pleasure to meet the owners, absolutely fantastic people. You will not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review! I am really happy to hear your family enjoyed vacationing at Candice Cove and we hope you keep us mind when planning your next coastal vacation. Thanks again for your business! Anthony
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Perfectly cozy & peaceful beachfront escape surrounded by history

  • 5 of 5

Candice Cove offered everything we needed to enjoy a much needed and peaceful beach vacation! The options for chilling out around the outside of the house, in the downstairs lounge for movie night and even inside when the sun forced you to take a break, were all simply perfect. Although tight inside with 2 couples, it offered all we needed. Anthony was wonderful to allow us to bring along our Labrador, who had a large time at the beach, answered all my questions promptly, and my favorite was he allowed a Wednesday to Wednesday rental! American Beach is a wide beach and enjoyed the few people that were around during the week (weekend obviously brought in more beach goers). Look forward to future vacations at Candice Cove!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Reunion to Remember

  • 5 of 5

This property worked great for our family reunion cook-out on the beach front and accommodated a party of 50 very comfortably. The family loved the location and the view from the back of the house is amazing. The party space under the home worked well for serving food, socializing and a card game or two. I would recommend this property for an extended vacation or an event. Just an overall great location!!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very relaxing family get away

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at Candice Cove. Very nice house with great decor and convienently located. Loved being right on the beach yet private and having a lifeguard nearby. We rarely go to the same location more than once for vacation but this may be an exception.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is the most perfect beach house! Very well appointed- so cute!

  • 5 of 5

This house has it all ! Not a thing you will wish you had. So close to the beach. We loved it !

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prime location on beautiful beach

  • 5 of 5

Candice Cove is a beautiful oceanfront property located steps from the beach. It was a wonderful spot for our family vacation. The house had everything we needed. The basement entertainment space and courtyard was amazing. Coming in from the beach straight to the outdoor shower with hot and cold water was a definite bonus. The owner was very quick to respond to any questions that we had. No negatives for me. We would definitely consider staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Oceanside Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Amelia River Crusies
Nearest Golf
2.8 Miles
The Golf Club of Amelia Island
Nearest Train
39 Miles
Amtrak Jacksonville Florida
Nearest Motorway
128 Miles
Daytona International Speedway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Bar Zin Bistro & Wine Bar
Nearest Beach
15.2 Metres
American Beach
Car: recommended

Just a few recommendations from the locals…

Kayaking & Fishing

Amelia Island Kayak Excursions

Amelia Island Charter Boat Association

The Anglers Mark

Amelia Island Charters

Vamanos Fishing Charters

Horseback Riding

Amelia Horseback Riding

Kelly Sea Horse Ranch

Happy Trails Walking Horses

Walking, Trolley, River, and Carriage Tours

Amelia Island Trolley - Historical Tour of Downtown Fernandina Beach

Amelia Carriage Tours - Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

Amelia Island Ghost or Historical Walking Tour

Amelia River Cruises & Charters

Bicycle, Surfing, and Other Beach Rentals

Beach Rental and More

Pipeline Surf Shop

Driftwood Surf Shop

Hot Air Balloning

Golf and Tennis

Amelia River Golf Club

The Golf Club of Amelia Island

Omni Island Plantation Resort Golf

Fernandina Beach Golf Club


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £193.13
Pet Fee £115.88
Property Damage Insurance £45.58

Additional discounts may appy for Military, Law Enforcement & Seniors

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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